Judy Wang

Judy Wang is the anchor of the CLTV weekend morning news. She reports general assignment stories during the week for CLTV, the WGN Morning News, and WGN Midday News. Judy joined CLTV in May 1995 and WGN TV in August of 2009.

Her 1997 documentary entitled “Gina’s Journey”, about a teen girl’s battle with aids, won CLTV second place honors from the National Press Photographers Association for Best Documentary. It was CLTV’s first national award. Judy hosted five of CLTV’s “Community of Cultures” programs in honor of Asian-American Heritage Month. She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and the Radio Television News Directors Association.

Judy is a San Francisco native who grew up in Chicago’s Rogers Park community. She graduated from Glenbrook South High School in Glenview in 1984 and the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1988. In 1985, she spent one summer studying at Tamkung University in Taiwan. She has been an anchor/reporter at KGAN-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin, WTZH-TV in Meridian, Mississippi, and KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.

Judy studied ballet, tap, and jazz dance before beginning her television career. She enjoys Pilates, shopping, Broadway shows and opera. Judy has served as master of ceremonies for many charity fundraisers and as the grand marshal for Chicago’s Chinese New Year parade. She serves on the advisory board of the Chinese American Service League– the Midwest’s largest social service agency serving Asian Americans.

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    Memorial Day traditions honor veterans’ service

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — Residents continued a Memorial Day tradition that dates back nearly a century Monday, a day of honoring and thanking veterans. Making their way from Village Hall to Memorial Park, 3,000 people marched in the Arlington Heights Memorial Parade to remember those who served in the military. One veteran honored on the day was wounded warrior Jason Smith. He was accompanied by high school students who helped raise money and build the walls in his new home. […]

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    Reports of noose found on Depaul campus in Lincoln Park

    CHICAGO — DePaul University has received multiple reports of a noose found on its Lincoln Park campus, according to a campus alert. “Late this afternoon we received multiple reports that a noose – a horrific symbol of racist intimidation – was found on the Lincoln Park campus,” the alert read. Students say it was hanging from the Sanctuary Hall dorm entrance. A photo featuring a rope on a sidewalk has been circulating among students on social media. DePaul released a […]

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    Man stabbed in attempted robbery in Loop holds attacker for police

    CHICAGO — A 49-year-old man was stabbed during an attempted robbery in the Loop overnight. It happened around 11:30 p.m. Sunday at the Washington Street bridge over the Chicago River. Police say the suspect approached the victim and announced the robbery, and then stabbed him twice in the abdomen with a knife. The would-be robber attempted to get away, but the stabbed man and a witness, who was waiting nearby for a train, detained him until police arrived. The victim is expected […]

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    Truck driver critically injured in Dan Ryan shooting near 95th

    CHICAGO — A man is in critical condition after being shot on the Dan Ryan expressway on the city’s South Side. It happened around 11:40 p.m. Thursday near 95th Street. Police say the man was driving a trailer-truck in the northbound lane when he was shot in the face. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he is listed in critical condition. The truck driver is a 68-year-old man from Chicago. But police have not been able to talk with […]

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    San Francisco to George Lucas: Build your museum here

    CHICAGO — The developers of George Lucas’ museum may be looking west. At least one city official in San Francisco now says, the city has opened new talks with Lucas’ people about building the new museum there. “We have a chance to bring him back.  I want to be open and positive about it,” said San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Chicago’s proposal for a lakefront site is being held up by a lawsuit by Friends of the Parks, which objects […]

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    At least 9 killed, 41 injured in Mother’s Day weekend violence across Chicago

    CHICAGO — Despite calls for a peaceful Mother’s Day weekend, police say at least nine people were killed and 41 others injured across Chicago since Friday evening. Among the dead, a 51-year-old man was stabbed to death during an attempted robbery. The incident happened at 12:30 a.m. Monday near 45th and Drexel in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood. On Sunday, 16-year-old Nathan Hicks was shot in the 3400 block of West Arthington  Street.  Someone stepped out of a car and shot him multiple times […]

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    Commission approves plan to evenly spread O’Hare noise

    CHICAGO — Communities around O’Hare International Airport have approved a plan proponents say will spread evening and early morning jet noise more fairly across the region. The O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission voted in favor Friday. The group is comprised of over 50 municipalities and school districts. The plan calls for rotating jet traffic from about 10:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. and will be presented to the Federal Aviation Administration, which has to sign off and implement it. The proposal will be […]

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    Construction to begin this summer on Chicago’s 3rd tallest building Vista Tower

    CHICAGO — Soon there will be a new third-tallest building in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced that construction will start this summer on the new Vista Tower. Designed by award-winning architect and Chicago native Jeanne Gang, the 95-story skyscraper will stand at nearly 1,200 ft. tall — spanning along Wacker Drive near Lake Michigan. Gang is best known for designing the neighboring Aqua Tower. The Vista Tower will house a 5-star hotel with approximately 200 hotel rooms, more than 400 condominiums and […]

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    Indiana primary turning into big deal for delegates

    Tuesday’s Indiana primary is shaping up to be a deciding factor in the race for delegates. Another victory means Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would more likely be their parties’ nominees for President. Trump is the only republican who can mathematically reach the number of delegates needed to clinch the nomination. But his opponents, Senator Ted Cruz and Governor John Kasich, refuse to give up. They’re now focusing on winning just enough delegates to cause an open convention, where they […]

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    Faithful flock to ‘weeping icon’ in Chicago area church

    HOMER GLEN, Ill. — A church in Homer Glen is drawing pilgrims from across Chicagoland to witness what some are calling a miracle. An icon of St. John the Baptist has been oozing fragrant oil since last summer at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Parishioners believer the oil to be myrrh. So far, no one has offered proof that it’s a sign from God, but no one has proven that it isn’t. It could be simply a chemical reaction, but some true believers say […]


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